Resilience Community Workshop
Discover Resilience Together: Join the Community Listening Session in St. Pete
In the vibrant heart of St. Petersburg, a crucial gathering is on the horizon – the Resilience Community Listening Session, slated for Tuesday, February 13, 2024, at 5:30 p.m. This event stands as a beacon of hope and action for the neighborhoods hardest hit by recent storms, offering a platform for dialogue, learning, and collaborative problem-solving.
The Call to Action: Your Voice Matters
The City of St. Petersburg, under the leadership of Mayor Kenneth T. Welch and City Council Member Brandi Gabbard, Vice Chair of the Tampa Bay Regional Resiliency Coalition, extends a warm invitation to all concerned citizens. The focus is clear: addressing the pressing challenges of flooding and coastal resilience that have left a mark on our community. This session is not just a meeting; it’s a movement towards creating a stronger, more resilient St. Pete.
- Voice Your Concerns: This is your unparalleled opportunity to share your experiences, concerns, and questions directly with city staff and representatives from key State and Federal agencies. Your insight is invaluable in shaping the path forward.
- Gain Insights: Learn about the strategies and initiatives in place to enhance resilience against flooding and other climate-related challenges. Discover how these plans will impact your neighborhood and life.
- Be Part of the Solution: Contributing to the discussion means you’re helping to craft a resilient future for our community. This session is a chance to suggest ideas, express support, and understand the role you can play in our collective resilience efforts.
Key Details You Need to Know
- Date and Time: Tuesday, February 13, 2024, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
- Location: Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, Research and Education Building, RM Bankers Auditorium. A setting that underscores the importance and seriousness of the discussions to be had.
- Registration is Essential: Seating is limited, and your presence is valued. Please ensure you register to secure your spot. You can scan the QR code on the event flyer or visit www.stpete.org/resilience for registration details.
- Submit Your Questions in Advance: To make the most out of the Q&A session, we encourage you to submit your questions beforehand. This preparation will help us address as many concerns as possible in a productive and informative manner.
Targeted Areas for Impact
The session aims to specifically address challenges faced by neighborhoods such as Coquina Key, Maggiore/Bartlett Park/Harbordale, Riviera Bay, Shore Acres, Snell Isle, Tropical Shores, and Yacht Club Estates/Causeway Isles. If you reside in or care about these areas, your participation is crucial.